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undergraduate

Bachelor of Information Technology

- B-INFTEC Bachelor of Information Technology
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time or part-time
Intake February, July
Duration 2 years full-time (6 trimesters) or part-time equivalent

This course covers fundamental programming and security skills of modern computing and computer networks, specialising in various aspects of distributed computing.

You will use Python as a tool for learning network and other programming. Linux skills are taught throughout the course, starting with the basics and progressing to advanced topics.

You’ll develop a sound knowledge of computer systems and processes involved in software development and maintenance.

Curtin works closely with industry partners to optimise course content and this degree is designed to prepare you for careers in high-demand areas of computing.

You will learn to:

  • Apply computer networking concepts to develop solutions and protect systems related to information technology
  • Evaluate information technologies in a manner that is appropriate for a given problem and think critically and creatively to generate innovative and optimum theoretical and practical solutions
  • Identify, evaluate and synthesise information from a range of technology sources to optimise the process of network design and implementation
  • Document information technology activities and artefacts and communicate them in written and oral form to both technical and non-technical audiences and communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the audience and purpose
  • Effectively use new and existing technologies, recognising their advantages and limitations
  • Sustain intellectual curiosity by updating their knowledge, engage in continuous training and research, and take control of their own learning and development
  • Recognise and apply IEEE/ACM/ACS standards and best practice in process software design and development
  • Contribute to society using technology in an ethical, legal, and socially responsible manner

Admission criteria

Cut-off scores

QualificationScore
GCE A Level/STPM 5
Malaysia UEC15
Indonesia SMA80%
Vietnam TN PTTH8.0
India (HSC)65%
China Gao Kao67%
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE)70
IB Diploma24
SAT1000

Essential course prerequisites

Mathematics. Calculus is desirable.

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Writing6.0
Speaking6.0
Reading6.0
Listening6.0
Overall band score6.0

Other notes

Local polytechnic diploma qualifications are accepted into the course.

View the full list of entry requirements.

Fees

Tuition fee for local students 
Total tuition feeS$34,000
Payable over six trimester instalments
Tuition fee for international students 
Total tuition feeS$48,000
Payable over six trimester instalments

All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases.

View our fees and charges page for full details.

Career opportunities

Career information

Careers

  • Computer programmer
  • IT professional
  • Computer security professional
  • Software engineer/developer

Industries

  • Applications and software development
  • Cyber security
  • IT analysis

Credit for previous study

If you have previously studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Singapore to discuss eligibility for Credit for Recognised Learning (credit for unit exemptions). Students with a diploma or advanced diploma qualification in a related field may be eligible for up to 200 or 400 credit exemptions respectively.